Two Lives of Charlemagne (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Sep 30, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 160 pages
3 Reviews
Two revealingly different accounts of the life of the most important figure of the Roman Empire

Charlemage ?known as the father of Europe?was one of the most powerful and dynamic of all medieval rulers. The biographies brought together here provide a rich and varied portrait of the king from two perspectives: that of Einhard, a close friend and adviser, and of Notker, a monastic scholar and musician writing fifty years after Charlemagne?s death.


  

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User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

Chronicles of Charlemagne's life by his courtier Einhard and a monk named Notker the Stammerer are presented in this book. Both presented Charlemagne as a fearsome warrior and a man of great Christian ... Read full review

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User Review  - Omar - Goodreads

Interesting somewhat. Started the book with no knowledge of Carolingian Renaissance ; had to BS a quick 8 pg paper in 6 hrs.... Would def recommend for those interesting in learning about a ruler who ... Read full review

Contents

EINHARD
NOTKER
Introduction
NOTES
Introduction
NOTES
THE LIFE OF CHARLEMAGNE
THE DEEDS OF CHARLEMAGNE
THE RISE OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE
THE CAMPAIGNS OF ALEXANDER ARRIAN
Copyright

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